Cash Flow Articles

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    How to Manage Cash Flow in a Seasonal Business

    by on March 26, 2015

    Most of the standard rules for managing cash flow fly out the window when it comes to seasonal businesses. So if you rely on a certain time of the year for all your profits but don’t understand the rules for seasonal cash-flow management, your business could s…

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    Is Your Startup in Danger of These 5 Cash Flow Busters?

    by on March 25, 2015

    Managing cash flow is important for business owners in the startup phase because they will experience many financial issues and concerns that established businesses do not. But many entrepreneurs aren’t prepared for the challenge, and 90 percent of small busin…

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    5 Ways to Reduce Small Business Debt

    by on March 23, 2015

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) cites poor credit management, lack of money and personal use of business funds as some of the top reasons why small companies fail. Businesses that lack money to cover basic expenses such as rent and payroll can qui…

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    5 Critical Metrics to Watch in Your Business

    by on March 23, 2015

    A key to business success is keeping a close eye on certain performance metrics that help you monitor the health of your business. Here are five metrics you can use to help keep your business on the right track.
    1. Conversion Rate
    Conversion rate is the numb…

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    How Does Your Revenue Stack Up to Other Small Businesses?

    by on March 13, 2015

    If you run your own business, you’re probably slammed with work and spend long nights and weekends trying to keep your company afloat. With all this effort you put into the business, you should at least be generating a good amount of revenue. But what consti…

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    How to Use Small Claims Court to Collect What’s Owed to Your Business

    by on March 13, 2015

    In some small-claims courts, small-business owners are responsible fore more than 60 percent of the claims.One of the reasons this collection method is becoming more popular with small business owners is that it eliminates the substantial fees charged by atto…

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    7 Ways to Instantly Cut Down on Business Expenses

    by on February 23, 2015

    Looking to earn more money? There are two ways to do that: increase income or reduce expenses. In the event that you’re not in a position to increase your prices (or are afraid you’ll lose customers if you do), crack down on unnecessary spending to put more mo…

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    Choosing and Defining Invoice Payment Terms

    by on February 18, 2015

    As a small business owner, making a sale is only half the battle. Owners must also take steps to ensure that the invoices they send out are paid in a timely fashion.

    Payment terms define the period of time a buyer has to settle an outstanding balance as we…

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